On Nov. 29, at around 12:50 p.m., Novato Police Department officers responded to CVS Pharmacy, at 2035 Novato Blvd. on a report of a robbery. Officers responding to the business contacted the victim and several witnesses who reported that three suspects entered the store and proceeded to the pharmacy at the rear of CVS. The suspects jumped over the pharmacy counter and then ordered and pushed an employee to the ground causing a minor injury. The victim did not require immediate medical attention.
While in the pharmacy, the suspects demanded the location of several types of prescribed medication such as Oxycodone. Novato Police is seeking information from the community to help identify these suspects, whose identity remains unknown.
The suspects were described by witnesses as three men ranging in age from 18 to 22 years old, who were between 5’8” and 5’10” tall. The suspects wore masks during the robbery and dark colored clothing. One suspect wore red Adidas track pants and the other had grey pants with tan boots.
After the robbery, it is believed the suspects fled west on Wilson Ave. and were last seen by a witness near Sinaloa School.
The Novato Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects who committed this crime. Information can be provided to Novato Police Department by calling our Investigations section at 415-897-4361 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anonymous tips can also be reported to Novato Police Department through TEXT-A-TIP on this message. Text “TIP NOVATO” followed by your message, to 888777 or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
The police are also asking that residents in the area check any surveillance cameras they might have for video footage of the suspects fleeing the area and please notify us of any discarded CVS pharmacy related material that is found.